Moving to Callington, Cornwall? What you need to know

Moving to Callington, Cornwall - What you need to know
Moving to Callington, Cornwall - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Callington a nice place to live?'' You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Callington is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Callington truly a nice place to live, or are Liskeard, Saltash and Tavistock a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Callington

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Callington. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Callington 10
Bowling Green 5
Kelly Bray 3
South Hill 3
Maders 3
Chilsworthy 2
Harrowbarrow 1
Bealbury 0
Frogwell 0
Monkscross 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Callington. These statitics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Callington. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Gunnislake and Calstock (Best) 29734/32845
St Cleer 29075/32845
Bere Ferrers 28826/32845
St Dominick, Harrowbarrow and Kelly Bray 27476/32845
Menheniot 26804/32845
Lynher 26792/32845
Saltash North 24189/32845
Callington 23579/32845
Saltash South 22368/32845
Liskeard North (Worst) 14387/32845
Reader Opinion:

Plymouth, the toilet of England

Your Health in Callington

If you are thinking of moving to Callington, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Callington compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Cornwall (Callington) 1.43% 4.87%
Plymouth 1.44% 5.08%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8%
West Devon 1.18% 3.96%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Callington. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Callington. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Lynher (Best) 19740/32845
Gunnislake and Calstock 17202/32845
Menheniot 16721/32845
Saltash North 16559/32845
St Dominick, Harrowbarrow and Kelly Bray 15900/32845
St Cleer 15812/32845
Bere Ferrers 12692/32845
Saltash South 12573/32845
Callington 11164/32845
Liskeard North (Worst) 7925/32845
Reader Opinion:

Plymouth, it's only down from here

Deprivation in Callington

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Callington. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
Saltash North (Best) 19572/32845
Saltash South 16734/32845
Gunnislake and Calstock 15107/32845
Bere Ferrers 14072/32845
Callington 13816/32845
St Dominick, Harrowbarrow and Kelly Bray 13516/32845
Lynher 12689/32845
St Cleer 11607/32845
Menheniot 11284/32845
Liskeard North (Worst) 8647/32845

Average rent in Callington

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Callington are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Callington.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Callington

If you are thinking of moving to Callington, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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